Venous Thromboembolism Risk Assessment Data Set

IntroductionThe purpose of the Venous Thromboembolism Risk Assessment Data Set is to quantify the number of PATIENTS (aged 16 and over) admitted to hospital, who are risk assessed for Venous Thromboembolism using the Venous Thromboembolism Risk Assessment Tool to allow appropriate preventative treatment based on guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

Overview

Introduction

The purpose of the Venous Thromboembolism Risk Assessment Data Set  is to quantify the number of  PATIENTS  (aged 16 and over) admitted to hospital, who are risk assessed for Venous Thromboembolism using the Venous Thromboembolism Risk Assessment Tool to allow appropriate preventative treatment based on guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence  (NICE).

Collection and submission

All providers of NHS funded acute hospital care (including NHS Foundation Trusts and Independent Providers of acute NHS services) must complete this data collection.

Data on Venous Thromboembolism risk assessments is uploaded onto the Strategic Data Collection Service  (SDCS) each month no later than 20 working days after the month end. Revisions to the data set before the cut off date are allowed, however revisions made after the cut off date must be made in liaison with NHS Improvement.

Further guidance

For further guidance on the Venous Thromboembolism Risk Assessment Data Set, see the:

Mandation

The Mandation column indicates the recommendation for the inclusion of data.

  • M = Mandatory: this data element is mandatory and the technical process (e.g. submission of the data set, production of output etc) cannot be completed without this data element being present.

Specification

SUBMISSION IDENTIFIER

To carry the submission identifier details.One occurrence of this group is required.

Mandation

Data Elements

M

ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER (CODE OF PROVIDER)

M

REPORTING PERIOD START DATE

M

REPORTING PERIOD END DATE

VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLISM RISK ASSESSMENTS

To carry the numbers of Venous Thromboembolism Risk Assessments carried out in the month and the total patients admitted.

Mandation

Data Elements

M

ADMITTED PATIENTS RISK ASSESSED FOR VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLISM IN MONTH TOTAL

M

ADMITTED PATIENTS IN MONTH TOTAL

Also Known As

This data set is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Short name Venous Thromboembolism Risk Assessment